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The Food Bank of Nevada County will be closed today because of the winter weather. Food distribution at the Penn Valley Community Church scheduled for today has also been canceled, but will reschedule as soon as possible.

The Food Bank’s Gift and Thrift at the Cedar Ridge Y will also be closed today.

Candidate Weston has board’s support

Former Fire Chief Hank Weston announced Monday that he has been endorsed by all five members of Nevada County’s Board of Supervisors in his campaign to replace retiring District 4 Supervisor Robin Sutherland.

“I think that Hank Weston’s experience serving on the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) and demonstrated leadership really set him apart in the race for Fourth District Supervisor,” Board Chairman Nate Beason stated in a media release. “Hank’s professionalism and extensive community service will well serve the residents of Nevada County.”

Weston, who previously announced the endorsement of Assemblyman Rick Keene (R-Chico) and now adds the endorsements of Supervisors Nate Beason, Ted Owens, John Spencer, Sue Horne and Robin Sutherland to his supporters column.

Easter candy sale begins March 25

Child Advocates of Nevada County’s annual See’s Easter Candy Sale begins March 25 and runs through April 15. The “mobile” candy store is in the Pine Creek Shopping Center parking lot across from JCPenney.

Child Advocates of Nevada County provides advocacy, education, prevention and intervention services so that our local children can grow up free from abuse and neglect. This event is a major fundraiser for the three programs supported by CANC including Court Appointed Special Advocates, Foothills Healthy Babies and Child Abuse Prevention in Nevada County Schools.

For more information, call 265-9550.

– The Union staff

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